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A hand to guide me: legends and leaders celebrate the people who have shaped their lives

Author: Denzel Washington; Daniel Paisner
Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa. : Meredith Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Highlighting the importance of everyday mentorship, a Hollywood star shares his personal story of mentoring and mentors who shaped his life, and introduces the life-changing stories of more than seventy of America's leading personalities.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hand to guide me.
Des Moines, Iowa. : Meredith Books, c2006
(OCoLC)607490903
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denzel Washington; Daniel Paisner
ISBN: 9780696230493 0696230496
OCLC Number: 72047917
Description: 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: So that we might follow / Denzel Washington --
What we called second base / Hank Aaron --
Fighting for something greater / Muhammad Ali --
Revelations / Debbie Allen --
"You can do this" / Walter Anderson --
Personal service / John Antioco --
Somebody's always watching / Eddie Armstrong --
Getting better, each time out / Notah Begay III --
Passing it on / Yogi Berra --
Happy town / Chick Big Crow --
A career decision / George Bodenheimer --
By example / David Boies --
The aura of a queen / Jimmy Carter --
Always there / Swin Cash --
The Red Bridge Club / Wesley Clark --
Paying attention / Bill Clinton --
The second fastest runner in Orlando / Johnny Damon --
That constant voice / Dominique Dawes --
Setting goals / Socrates De La Cruz --
Second banana / Jamie Farr --
Finding Fish / Antwone Fisher --
The fundamental things / Danny Glover --
A kick in the stomach / Whoopi Goldberg --
The giant within / Tony Gonzalez --
Escape the norm / Omar Gooding --
Baby, run on / Glenda Hatchett --
My skips / Chamique Holdsclaw --
The middle path / Phil Jackson --
Sweat and spirit / Donna Richardson Joyner --
A kind of grace / Jackie Joyner-Kersee --
A clear-sighted awareness / John Kasich --
More flies with honey / Patrick J. Kelly --
Patience and perseverance / Anna Kournikova --
A hardship and a blessing / Kelly Zimmerman Lane --
The wind beneath my wings / Tara Lipinski --
Mental toughness / Mario Lopez --
Sister Eleanor / Edward A. "Monk" Malloy --
Just play / Willie McGinest --
Small town / John Mellencamp --
Roll or fold / Daryl "Chill" Mitchell --
The complete person / Joe Morgan --
The perfect seam / Toni Morrison --
Awake and sing / Leonard Nimoy --
Sweepin' the clouds away / Holly Robinson Peete --
Fortunate son / Bill Perocchi --
One hundred percent / Matthew F. Pottinger --
It takes a tribe / Colin L. Powell --
Manna from heaven / Bonnie Raitt --
The next time / Ahmad Rashad --
The only way I know / Cal Ripken, Jr. --
Taking grounders / Alex Rodriguez --
Long may you run / Joan Benoit Samuelson --
The right decision / Ron Sargent --
Prescriptions for success / John Schuerholz --
Effort is everything / Bud Selig --
See it now / Bernard Shaw --
Oh man, I've become my father / John Singleton --
First responders / Dennis Smith --
Each one, teach one / Stan Smith --
Don't be ordinary / Roxanne Spillett --
Pride of a Yankee / George M. Steinbrenner III --
In spirit / Gloria Steinem --
God's gift / Ruben Studdard --
Speaking into our lives / Courtney B. Vance --
The best I could with what I had / Michael Vick --
In a heartbeat / Manny Villafana --
"I believe in you" / Antonio R. Villaraigosa --
The most important day / Dick Vitale --
Head and heart / Kerry Washington --
One clear call for me / David Wolper --
The game of work / Martin Wong --
Into a great tomorrow / The bottom of things / David Woodward --
Beyond the rim / James Worthy --
The path to purpose : closing thoughts / Denzel Washington.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Denzel Washington, with Daniel Paisner.

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Highlighting the importance of everyday mentorship, a Hollywood star shares his personal story of mentoring and mentors who shaped his life, and introduces the life-changing stories of more than seventy of America's leading personalities.

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